Top 5 news photos of the week


A man watches as Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic smoke, seen from Tiga Pancur village on 13 October 2014 in Berastagi, Karo district, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Mount Sinabung, which had lain dormant for over 400 years, has been intermittently erupting since 15 September last year, killing 15 people and forcing hundreds to flee their homes. According to The National Disaster Mitigation Agency, more than 3,000 residents are still displaced.

An official looks at documents as she officially registers people as Internally Displaced on 10 October 2014 in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. The United Nations has registered more than 360,000 people who have been forced to leave their homes due to fighting in the East, though the true number is believed to be much higher.

An employee holds an M93 Black Arrow long range rifle as he stands by a rack of guns, manufactured by Zastava Arms, at the Zastava Oruzje AD firearms factory in Kragujevac, Serbia, on Tuesday, 14 October 2014. Serbia needs to improve relations with Kosovo and uphold the rule of law as 'crucial' steps in further negotiations on joining the European Union, the bloc's executive arm said Oct. 8.

People gather on the waterfront to watch the world's largest cruise ship 'Oasis of the Seas' as she arrives in Southampton Water on 15 October 2014 in Southampton, England. The £800 million Royal Caribbean cruise ship will dock into Southampton for a one day stay stop before departing for the US.

Oscar Pistorius leaves North Gauteng High Court following the fourth day of sentencing on 16 October 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius will be sentenced having been found guilty of the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after mistaking her for an intruder.

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